Posts tagged with: Simon Black

It’s nothing but rosy news coming from the Federal Reserve. Recently the Fed released this reassuring statement: “The banking system remains well-capitalized under even the harshest of these downside scenarios. . .” In other words, everything is just fine....
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On April 5, 1933 everyone’s favorite fascist, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, signed an executive order which outlawed the private ownership of gold....
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More than 4,000 years ago, the city of Kanesh was quickly becoming an important commercial trading hub within the ancient Assyrian Empire....
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For this week’s round-up of articles, we’re taking a look at some of the things the government thinks should be banned in response to coronavirus....
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Yesterday the Chair of the FDIC released an astonishing video asking Americans to keep their money in the bank. Accompanied by soft piano music playing in the background, the official said: “Your money is safe at the banks. The last...
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The year 1348, in the words of historian A.L. Maycock, was the closest that humanity ever came to going extinct....
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This is going to be a rough day for a lot of folks. But it’s one that I’ve been writing about for quite some time....
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If you feel like you’ve been watching a meteor streaking across the sky over the past several weeks, it turns out it was just Tesla stock soaring to astronomical heights....
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Earlier this week I sent one of my team members to a banking conference here in Puerto Rico hosted by the Federal Reserve....
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Late last year, the investment management giant Morningstar published a report concluding that most people can either save money for retirement, or save money for their kids’ education… but NOT both....
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